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  • 1 Family — Fam i*ly, n.; pl. {Families}. [L. familia, fr. famulus servant; akin to Oscan famel servant, cf. faamat he dwells, Skr. dh[=a]man house, fr. dh[=a]to set, make, do: cf. F. famille. Cf. {Do}, v. t., {Doom}, {Fact}, {Feat}.] 1. The collective body… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Family PC — was a computer magazine printed by Ziff Davis. It became defunct in the year 2002. The magazine itself covered a wide varieties of topics that applied to families. It would cover and review hardware based upon who it was meant for, it would… …

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  • 3 family — I. noun (plural lies) Etymology: Middle English familie, from Latin familia household (including servants as well as kin of the householder), from famulus servant Date: 15th century 1. a group of individuals living under one roof and usually… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 4 family — See: RUN IN THE BLOOD or RUN IN THE FAMILY, IN A FAMILY WAY …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 family — See: RUN IN THE BLOOD or RUN IN THE FAMILY, IN A FAMILY WAY …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6 family — natural family at u*ral fam i*ly, n. (Biol.) a group of living organisms classed as a {family} in a toxonomic classification. [PJC] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Family therapy — Intervention ICD 9 CM 94.42 MeSH …

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  • 8 Family farm — Family farm, Wisconsin. A family farm is a farm owned and operated by a family,[1] and often passed down from generation to generation. It is the basic unit of the mostly agricultural economy of much of human history and continues to be so in… …

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  • 9 Family values — is a political and social concept used in various cultures to describe values that are believed to be traditional in that culture and in support of the idea that nuclear families are the basic units of culture. The phrase has different meanings… …

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  • 10 Family Radio — (Family Stations Inc.) is a non commercial, 24 hour, listener supported, Christian radio religious broadcasting network in the United States, founded in 1959 by Harold Camping, also known as Brother Camping and is based in Oakland, California.… …

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  • 11 Family traditions — or Family tradition, also called Family culture, is defined as aggregate of attitudes, ideas and ideals, and environment, which a person inherits from his/her parents and ancestors. Modern studies of family traditions The study of Family… …

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  • 12 Family history — is the systematic narrative and research of past events relating to a specific family, or specific families. Introduction While genealogy is the convenient label for the field, family history is the over arching term, since genealogy in the… …

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  • 13 Family Affairs — Final Family Affairs title card Format Soap opera Starring Cast …

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  • 14 Family Home Evening — (FHE) or Family Night, in the context of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, refers to one evening per week, usually Monday, that families are encouraged to spend together in study, prayer and other wholesome activities. According to …

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  • 15 Family and consumer science — Family and consumer sciences is an academic discipline that combines aspects of social and natural science. Family and consumer sciences deals with the relationship between individuals, families, and communities, and the environment in which they …

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  • 16 Family medicine — differs from the traditional European general practitioner. In the U.S. family practitioners usually complete an undergraduate degree and then complete either the Doctor of Medicine degree (M.D.) or a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree (D.O.) …

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  • 17 Family Coalition Party of Ontario — Active provincial party Leader Phil Lees President Lynne Scime …

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  • 18 Family circle — Family Fam i*ly, n.; pl. {Families}. [L. familia, fr. famulus servant; akin to Oscan famel servant, cf. faamat he dwells, Skr. dh[=a]man house, fr. dh[=a]to set, make, do: cf. F. famille. Cf. {Do}, v. t., {Doom}, {Fact}, {Feat}.] 1. The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Family man — Family Fam i*ly, n.; pl. {Families}. [L. familia, fr. famulus servant; akin to Oscan famel servant, cf. faamat he dwells, Skr. dh[=a]man house, fr. dh[=a]to set, make, do: cf. F. famille. Cf. {Do}, v. t., {Doom}, {Fact}, {Feat}.] 1. The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Family of curves — Family Fam i*ly, n.; pl. {Families}. [L. familia, fr. famulus servant; akin to Oscan famel servant, cf. faamat he dwells, Skr. dh[=a]man house, fr. dh[=a]to set, make, do: cf. F. famille. Cf. {Do}, v. t., {Doom}, {Fact}, {Feat}.] 1. The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English